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January 15, 2019 12:10 PM Factbox: Dan Evans v Roger Federer

In his first Grand Slam appearance since serving a 12-month drug ban, Evans battled fellow qualifier Tatsuma Ito to reach the second round. The Briton relies on his sliced backhand to gain an advantage in rallies and he is looking to break into the top 50 for the first time since 2017. But he will be wary of how easily Federer dispatched him at Wimbledon 190

January 12, 2019 5:36 AM Tennis: Umpiring a 'strange occupation', says Kyrgios

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Nick Kyrgios has had more than his fair share of run-ins with umpires over his career and on Saturday the Australian revealed that he thought it “strange” that anyone would want to officiate on a tennis court. The maverick 23-year-old has been forced to pay out tens of thousands of dollars in fines for swearing, making obscene gestures 131

January 8, 2019 4:00 PM Save big on your fall and winter wardrobe with these top Black Friday clothing sales

Black Friday is probably best known for major deals on appliances, tech products and gifts for the upcoming holidays. But Black Friday is also a great opportunity to stock up on brand-new items for your wardrobe. Practically every major retailer is offering discounted prices this week on its fall and winter goods, including boots, warm outerwear, cozy sweaters 111

January 2, 2019 8:32 PM Hasan Minhaj Responds After Netflix Pulls Episode of His Comedy Show in Saudi Arabia

Hasan Minhaj has spoken out after Netflix removed an episode of his comedy show from its streaming service in Saudi Arabia — and says the move will only make people want to watch it more. After word spread Tuesday that Netflix had, at Saudi Arabia’s request, pulled an episode of Minhaj’s show, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, the comedian wrote on Twitter 98

December 29, 2018 9:35 PM The Latest: Mourners gather for boy whose mother got to US

FILE - This recent undated photo, released Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, by the Council on American-Islamic Relations in Sacramento, Calif., shows Ali Hassan with his dying 2-year-old son Abdullah in a Sacramento hospital. Abdullah Hassan, the son of a Yemeni woman who sued the Trump administration to let her into the country to be with the ailing boy has died. The Council 80

December 27, 2018 10:09 AM China loosens pig transport ban to ensure supplies amid African swine fever

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has loosened the rules on the transportation of breeder pigs and piglets in provinces that are affected by the African swine fever, the agriculture ministry said on Thursday. Breeder pigs and piglets from counties without outbreaks of the disease will be allowed to be transported to other provinces, the Ministry of Agriculture 120

December 21, 2018 7:23 PM Belichick on WR Gordon: 'I wish him the very best'

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick addressed the media Friday for the first time since the suspension of wide receiver Josh Gordon and called the situation “unfortunate.” “Personally I wish him the very best, as we all do on this team,” Belichick said. “He’s made a statement, the organization has made a statement, the league has made a statement 98

December 21, 2018 1:40 PM Court forces Apple to stop selling older iPhones in Germany

Apple will reportedly stop selling older iPhones in Germany after a local court ruled that the company's products had infringed on a Qualcomm patent. Apple will pull iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 models from the company's 15 retail stores in Germany, the company told Reuters. "We are of course disappointed by this verdict and we plan to appeal," Apple said. On Thursday 136

December 21, 2018 3:19 AM China agriculture ministry says Hunan county hit by swine fever lifts restrictions

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture ministry said on Friday that the government of Baojing County in the southern province of Hunan has lifted swine fever restrictions. Baojing, in the western part of the province, reported China’s 50th case of the deadly disease in November. The outbreak killed four pigs, prompting a ban on the transportation of live hogs and pork products 138

December 20, 2018 4:01 PM German court rules Apple infringed Qualcomm patent

MUNICH (Reuters) - A German court ruled on Thursday that iPhone maker Apple Inc (AAPL.O) infringed a hardware patent of Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) and said the U.S. company could no longer sell some iPhone models in Germany which contain a particular component. The ruling is not final as Apple can appeal to a higher court, judge Matthias Zigann told the court 122